Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has written to President Bush to ask him to raise religious-freedom issues with President Hosni Mubarak of... Read More
The Honorable Colin L. Powell Secretary of State United States Department of State Washington, DC 20520 Dear Secretary Powell: On behalf of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (the Commission), I am writing to urge you to raise the protection of religious freedom in... Read More
The Honorable Paul H. O'Neill Secretary of Treasury United States Department of Treasury Washington, DC 20220 Dear Secretary O'Neill: On behalf of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (the Commission), I am writing to urge you to withhold U.S. support... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WHAT:The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will testify at a joint hearing of the House Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The delegation of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) completed its visit to Egypt on Saturday, March 24 and travels to Saudi Arabia and then to... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 Repeating its view that Sudan is "the world's most violent abuser of the right to freedom of religion and belief," the U.S. Commission on... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 Three members of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) will visit Egypt from March 20-24 as part of a regional tour that also includes visits... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 Writing on behalf of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Chairman Elliott Abrams wrote Secretary of State Colin Powell February 16 to ask for "vigorous... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will hold two hearings on Tuesday, February 13 in Washington, D.C., to examine religious-freedom... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WHEN:Tuesday, January 30, 2001 at 4:30 p.m. WHERE:1530 Longworth House Office Building (5th floor) WHO:Chairman Elliott Abrams, U.S. Commission on... Read More

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